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November 7, 2012

 
Back in October at Ole Miss basketball Media Day, head coach Andy Kennedy said this year’s squad may be the most experienced team he’s coached in Oxford. The Rebels are led by three seniors in forward Murphy Holloway, forward Reginald Buckner and guard Nick Williams.
 

November 5, 2012

 
The Ole Miss men’s basketball team tips off the season tonight at 7 p.m. in an exhibition game against Montevallo in Tad Smith Coliseum. Ole Miss head coach Andy Kennedy enters his seventh season at Ole Miss and is excited about the players returning this season. 

 
The Ole Miss men’s basketball team tips off the season tonight at 7 p.m. in an exhibition game against Montevallo in Tad Smith Coliseum. Ole Miss head coach Andy Kennedy enters his seventh season at Ole Miss and is excited about the players returning this season. 
 

October 16, 2012

 
Most people have their attention on the Ole Miss football team right now, which is steadily improving its play on the gridiron, but the Rebel basketball squad is quietly preparing for the season with a lot of expectations.

 
Most people have their attention on the Ole Miss football team right now, which is steadily improving its play on the gridiron, but the Rebel basketball squad is quietly preparing for the season with a lot of expectations.
 
Head basketball coach Andy Kennedy held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to discuss the squad as they prepare for the upcoming season. There are a lot of expectations surrounding the program, and this year's team is arguably the most experienced team Kennedy has had.
 

October 16, 2012

 
Ole Miss basketball will have six new faces this season who will try to help the Rebels reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2002. 

 
Ole Miss basketball will have six new faces this season who will try to help the Rebels reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2002. 
 
“I think the six guys have integrated into what we’re trying to accomplish about as smoothly as possible,” head coach Andy Kennedy said on Tuesday.  
 

March 18, 2012

 

The Ole Miss men’s basketball team saw their season come to an end this past Wednesday with a 96-93 overtime loss to Illinois State in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. The Rebels finished the season with a 20-13 record and an 8-8-league record. 

 

The Ole Miss men’s basketball team saw their season come to an end this past Wednesday with a 96-93 overtime loss to Illinois State in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. The Rebels finished the season with a 20-13 record and an 8-8-league record. 

March 9, 2012

 

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Nick Williams scored a career-high 22 points and led Ole Miss a 68-54 win over Auburn in Thursday’s first round of the SEC Tournament at New Orleans Arena. 

 

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Nick Williams scored a career-high 22 points and led Ole Miss a 68-54 win over Auburn in Thursday’s first round of the SEC Tournament at New Orleans Arena. 

Williams, whose previous career-high was 21, was 9-of-14 shooting and drained four 3-pointers. Murphy Holloway added 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Rebels (19-12), who have won four straight and might be able to make a case for an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament should they upset Tennessee in their second-round game Friday night. 

February 26, 2012

Entering Saturday’s game, Ole Miss and LSU were two teams headed in opposite directions. 

 

Entering Saturday’s game, Ole Miss and LSU were two teams headed in opposite directions. 

The Rebels had lost three games in a row and five of their last six. 

The Tigers, on the other hand, had won four in a row and five of their last six. Ole Miss looked to turn things around and get some revenge for the 81-55 beating they took in Baton Rouge to open Southeastern Conference play back in January.

February 14, 2012

In the hopes of winning a big victory at home, the Ole Miss men’s basketball team will hit the court Thursday night against the Vanderbilt Commodores.

In the hopes of winning a big victory at home, the Ole Miss men’s basketball team will hit the court Thursday night against the Vanderbilt Commodores.

February 13, 2012

For the second time this season, the Ole Miss Rebels struggled offensively against the Auburn Tigers. In their first meeting, the Rebels made a second half comeback only to fall short in a double-overtime thriller. Murphy Holloway wouldn’t let that happen again on Saturday.

For the second time this season, the Ole Miss Rebels struggled offensively against the Auburn Tigers. In their first meeting, the Rebels made a second half comeback only to fall short in a double-overtime thriller. Murphy Holloway wouldn’t let that happen again on Saturday.

February 5, 2012

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Nick Williams scored 19 points and made some clutch shots in the final minutes, but Ole Miss fell to Alabama in double overtime, 69-67. 

 

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Nick Williams scored 19 points and made some clutch shots in the final minutes, but Ole Miss fell to Alabama in double overtime, 69-67. 

Andrew Steele hit a jump shot and 1 of 2 free throws in the final 31 seconds of the second overtime, lifting Alabama to the victory. 

February 3, 2012

After a week off, the Ole Miss men’s basketball team will return to the court Saturday, traveling to Tuscaloosa to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide. In their last game this past Saturday, the Rebels held off South Carolina for a 66-62 win in Oxford. Head coach Andy Kennedy said he thinks the week off came at a perfect time for his team.

After a week off, the Ole Miss men’s basketball team will return to the court Saturday, traveling to Tuscaloosa to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide. In their last game this past Saturday, the Rebels held off South Carolina for a 66-62 win in Oxford. Head coach Andy Kennedy said he thinks the week off came at a perfect time for his team.

January 27, 2012

The start of last night’s game between the Ole Miss Rebels and 13th-ranked Florida Gators could not have gone any better for the Rebels. After Florida scored the game’s first basket, Ole Miss went on a 20-2 run to take a 16-point lead behind the hot shooting of senior Terrance Henry and junior Nick Williams. After going into halftime with a 10-point deficit, however, the Gators stormed back and outscored the Rebels 36-22 in the second half to escape with a 64-60 win.

The start of last night’s game between the Ole Miss Rebels and 13th-ranked Florida Gators could not have gone any better for the Rebels. After Florida scored the game’s first basket, Ole Miss went on a 20-2 run to take a 16-point lead behind the hot shooting of senior Terrance Henry and junior Nick Williams. After going into halftime with a 10-point deficit, however, the Gators stormed back and outscored the Rebels 36-22 in the second half to escape with a 64-60 win.

January 22, 2012

The Ole Miss men’s basketball team has played 11 games since school let out for winter break in early December. The break was one of highs and lows for the team. Below is a quick glimpse of what you may have missed over the break.

The Ole Miss men’s basketball team has played 11 games since school let out for winter break in early December. The break was one of highs and lows for the team. Below is a quick glimpse of what you may have missed over the break.

DECEMBER 10: OLE MISS 80, MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE 56

The Rebels kicked off their winter break by welcoming Mississippi Valley State to Oxford. The Rebels had very little problem with the Delta Devils, taking a 41-22 lead into halftime before cruising the rest of the way to an 80-56 victory.

January 12, 2012

Sparked by the return of junior Murphy Holloway, the Rebels bounced back from a disappointing 81-55 loss at LSU with a 71-63 win over Arkansas Wednesday night. 

Ole Miss improves to 11-5 and 1-1 in Southeastern Conference play, while Arkansas falls to 12-4 and 1-1. The Rebels also remain perfect at home with a 7-0 record at Tad Smith Coliseum.

Sparked by the return of junior Murphy Holloway, the Rebels bounced back from a disappointing 81-55 loss at LSU with a 71-63 win over Arkansas Wednesday night. 

Ole Miss improves to 11-5 and 1-1 in Southeastern Conference play, while Arkansas falls to 12-4 and 1-1. The Rebels also remain perfect at home with a 7-0 record at Tad Smith Coliseum.

"This is more of an indication of what the potential of this team is," Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy said. "I thought we took advantage of opportunities when we had them."

November 13, 2011

For the offensive-minded basketball fan, Friday’s season opener between the Ole Miss Rebels and the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks was not an instant classic.

Nevertheless, the Rebels (1-0) started the season with a 60-38 win over the Warhawks (0-1). The 38 point loss was the lowest scoring output allowed under head coach Andy Kennedy.

 

For the offensive-minded basketball fan, Friday’s season opener between the Ole Miss Rebels and the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks was not an instant classic. 

Nevertheless, the Rebels (1-0) started the season with a 60-38 win over the Warhawks (0-1). The 38 point loss was the lowest scoring output allowed under head coach Andy Kennedy.

“I didn’t think they were going to be able to score at the rim because we’re bigger and a little more athletic inside,” Kennedy said.

November 3, 2011

The Ole Miss men’s basketball tipped off their 2011-2012 season with an exhibition win over North Alabama 91-62 Thursday night at Tad Smith Coliseum.

Four Rebels scored in double figures, led by sophomore Dundrecus Nelson with 22. Junior forward Terrance Henry finished with 14 points and junior guard Nick Williams added 10 points.

The Ole Miss men’s basketball team tipped off its 2011-2012 season with an exhibition win over North Alabama 91-62 Thursday night at Tad Smith Coliseum.

Four Rebels scored in double figures, led by sophomore Dundrecus Nelson with 22. Junior forward Terrance Henry finished with 14 points and junior guard Nick Williams added 10 points.

October 13, 2011

 

Kennedy excited to get started Friday

Ole Miss men’s basketball head coach Andy Kennedy met with the media Thursday afternoon, as the team prepares to begin the season with its first official practice Friday. 

The Rebels lost their two top scorers in Chris Warren and Zach Graham, but Kennedy is excited with what he has seen from his team this offseason and looking forward to seeing where this team can go in 2011-12. 

September 13, 2011

When the 2011-12 Ole Miss men’s basketball team takes the court in November, it will do so after a large shake up on the coaching staff and on the roster.

Andy Kennedy enters his sixth season as head coach at Ole Miss and feels like the turnover will be good.

“From a coaching standpoint, we had a big shake up this offseason,” Kennedy said last week. “We have 13 guys on the roster with seven getting experience last year.”

April 19, 2011

The 2010-2011 season for the Ole Miss basketball team left a lot to be desired.

The 2010-2011 season for the Ole Miss basketball team left a lot to be desired.

With expectations of winning the Southeastern Conference West and getting a bid to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2001, the Rebels had a disappointing year that ended in a loss to the University of California in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament.

November 18, 2010

Even with All-Southeastern Conference guard Chris Warren scoring just 10 points, the Ole Miss basketball team made their 77-61 home victory over Murray State look easy Wednesday night.

 

Even with All-Southeastern Conference guard Chris Warren scoring just 10 points, the Ole Miss basketball team made their 77-61 home victory over Murray State look easy Wednesday night.

 

November 8, 2010

The Ole Miss basketball team defeated the Delta State Statesmen 86-52 Friday night in Oxford in an exhibition match.

 

The Ole Miss basketball team defeated the Delta State Statesmen 86-52 Friday night in Oxford in an exhibition matchup.

 

November 5, 2010

For Ole Miss fans looking for a reprieve from the disappointing football season, the Rebel basketball team gets things started on the hardwood tonight against Delta State in exhibition play.

 

For Ole Miss fans looking for a reprieve from the disappointing football season, the Rebel basketball team gets things started on the hardwood tonight against Delta State in exhibition play.

 

October 19, 2010

 

With just under a month until the season, the Rebels are predicted to finish second in the Southeastern Conference West Division on Monday by media members of the conference, behind Mississippi State. 

 

With just under a month until the season, the Rebels are predicted to finish second in the Southeastern Conference West Division on Monday by media members of the conference, behind Mississippi State. 

 

September 28, 2010

 

A look up and down this year’s Ole Miss basketball roster reveals a shortage of veteran players, replaced mostly by freshmen and sophomores. 

 

A look up and down this year’s Ole Miss basketball roster reveals a shortage of veteran players, replaced mostly by freshmen and sophomores.